Archives for Beauty

New hair color and cut = great day

Some days are just fantastic. It’d been a long time since I’d had one that put me at one with the all good and I was in need of something stellar to change the funky mood I’d been in for the last several days. Over the weekend, I went to a training that had me ...
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Beautymint.com Essential Cleanser & Ultimate Replenishing Serum Review

A few weeks ago, here on blueshelled.com, I mentioned a site called beautymint.com. They were doing a really neat campaign to help fight breast cancer that was appealing to me because all you had to do was sign-up for their newly launched site in the month of October and you would add to their donation ...
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Generosity in Children

Often, as adults, it is easy for us to forget how generous in spirit children are when left to their own devises and without the interference of us “well meaning adults.” Our influence upon them can suck the beauty and kindness straight out of those amazing little souls faster than anything I’ve ever seen in ...
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Freebies make me happy

Have I mentioned lately that I have the best sponsors in the world? The way to this girl’s heart is freebies. You buy me stuff or give me a freebie and I’m a happy camper. Restaurants that offer free toothpicks or mints to me get higher stars in my personal restaurant monitor than do those ...
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Biggest Giveaway Ever-SkincareRx.com

Since I started writing blueshelled.com, I have been very lucky to have the support of some excellent people. One of those companies is SkincareRx.com. For the last six months, they have been a proud sponsor of my site and have been quietly working behind the scenes to support me in any way possible. They are ...
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Walking the dog

For the last several months, I’ve been “off my program.” My program had been eating good for me foods and losing weight. Unfortunately, I’d hit a plateau, and after a month of said plateau, I gave up the fight. It wasn’t a huge deal for me, but I wanted to keep moving forward on my ...
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Was that Halloween or a Slut Storm? Or, My Excuse To Talk About Having Babies With Taylor Swift

Note: This is not a post from me, but from my guest blogger, Brandon Kiser! Please make him feel very welcome ___________________________________________ Halloween has come and passed and chances are you’ve seen your fair share of police officers, nurses and witches for the year. Meanwhile, young (and some not so young) women across the country need to ...
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The mystery of make-up

The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.” — Yves Saint Laurent Women wear makeup for other women. It’s true and it’s not a secret. I’ve said it before, here in this blog. Men, it may come as a surprise for you and a small blow to your ego, ...
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